Hanovia Launching new UV System for Middle East Region at Dubai Drink Technology Expo

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Hanovia is launching its new PureLine Ultraviolet Energy Optimised (UVEO) disinfection system in the Middle East region at the Dubai Drink Technology Expo (DDTE) on May 16.

Designed for disinfecting process water in the food, beverage and brewing industries, the launch will be at booth C41, where Hanovia and its local distributor, Water Engineering Technology (WET) are exhibiting. The DDTE is being held at the Dubai Convention & Exhibition Centre between May 16-18.

Commenting on the launch Halim Mirza, Hanovia’s MEA Manager, said: “Ensuring product quality in the beverage production process, while also being price conscious, can be a difficult balancing act for producers. They need to know that the disinfection technology they’re using is fit for purpose and will protect the product from pathogens such as Cryptosporidium or bacteria like E.coli. At the same time they need to balance the cost of that technology with the financial realities.

“Hanovia’s PureLine UVEO range ticks both boxes, as it offers a very high level of biosecurity while also reducing operational costs. It achieves this by using less energy while still delivering effective water disinfection at required flows with a single medium pressure lamp. It provides effective treatment at the required flows using just one UV lamp, with up to 60% less power usage than conventional UV systems.

“With customers becoming more conscious about energy saving, the PureLine UVEO range lines up with green initiatives, providing a critical barrier against contamination by non-chemical means. Using the system at particular points in the water treatment process also allows customers to also prolong the life of other components, such as reverse osmosis (RO) filters, by eliminating the risk of downstream contamination. All in all, PureLine UVEO technology provides a more effective barrier and is optimised for the industry,” he added.

PureLine UVEO systems come in two ranges for water disinfection:
•    The ‘H’ Edition is designed specifically to meet the highly stringent food, beverage and brewing industry regulations. All wetted parts use food grade-approved materials, while a UV chamber with a high specification internal finish is available if required.
•    The ‘Standard’ edition, which provides required levels of disinfection and prevents downstream contamination before reverse osmosis (RO) filters and at the point of use.

“The Middle East region is a very important for Hanovia and we are strengthening our position here through partners such as WET, who we are sharing a booth with at the show. We have a growing list of reference sites in the region that attest to the effectiveness of our technology. We therefore encourage visitors to visit our booth and find out more about how our PureLine UVEO technology can help,” added Mr Mirza.

All Hanovia UVEO systems are provided with its patented ‘UVGuard’, which allows safe checking of the UV sensor (performance monitoring instrument) using a unique ‘eyelid shutter’ design, which protects the operator from exposure to UV light.

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Hanovia Launches PureLine UVEO UV Systems Specially Optimised for Food and Beverage Applications

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Hanovia’s PureLine Ultraviolet Energy Optimised (UVEO) medium pressure UV system uses up to 60% less power than conventional UV systems with just a single UV lamp. This delivers a guaranteed, consistent UV dose with reduced life cycle costs for the food, beverage and brewing industries.

Energy and cost reductions
Building on Hanovia’s 90 years’ experience in UV treatment, the PureLine UVEO takes advantage of an optimised hydraulic design to provide up to 60% improvement in the treatment capacity over conventional medium pressure UV systems. This means reduced running costs without compromising on bio-security.

A prime benefit is that treatment is performed with just a single medium pressure UV lamp, eliminating the need to install a bigger system with multiple lamps at higher flows. This saves on up front capital costs and lifetime spares costs.

The system utilises a smart control system that reads the process water conditions using flow, transmittance and chlorine sensors to control the electronic ballast with ‘stepless’ power, which can then automatically adjust the power from 100% to 30%. This feature helps increase the life of the medium pressure lamp and provides further savings on power costs.

Designed for the food and beverage industries
PureLine UVEO systems come in three ranges:

  • The ‘H’ Edition is designed specifically to meet the highly stringent food, beverage and brewing industry regulations. All wetted parts use food grade-approved materials, while a UV chamber with a high specification internal finish is available if required
  • The ‘Standard’ edition, which provides required levels of disinfection and prevents downstream contamination before reverse osmosis (RO) filters and at the point of use
  • The ‘Dechlor’ edition, based on either H or Standard chamber designs, which provides guaranteed levels of dechlorination coupled with strong disinfection to protect downstream processes such as Reverse Osmosis (RO) from premature aging and biofouling

Medium pressure UV lamps provide the highest possible UV output at the specific wavelengths required to destroy microorganisms. Medium pressure UV is especially effective against chlorine-resistant pathogens such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia. Reduced reliance on chlorine helps protect downstream contamination of filters early on in the water treatment process. Medium pressure UV is also very effective at removing ozone from process water, ensuring product quality before bottling.

UVEO technology provides the food, beverage and brewing industries with optimised UV systems in line with requirements. The PureLine UVEO’s chamber size, lamp power and control systems have been tested to ensure not only that high levels of process water disinfection are achieved, but also that green initiatives are met by lowering power consumption.

Safe, easy maintenance
The PureLine UVEO is provided with Hanovia’s patented ‘UVGuard’, which allows safe checking of the UV sensor (performance monitoring instrument) using a unique ‘eyelid shutter’ design, which protects the operator from exposure to UV light.

The UV system is available in a range of sizes and treatment capacities to meet typical process requirements. It is designed for easy installation into existing pipework and can be fitted with an internal auto-wiper which maintains UV output efficiency by regularly cleaning the quartz sleeve housing the UV lamp. Lamp replacement is also quick and easy, with the system designed to allow easy access, even in small plant rooms.

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Hanovia’s UV Technology Wins Chinese Innovation Award

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UVEO treatment system wins Ringier Technology Innovation Award

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UV disinfection specialist Hanovia is delighted to announce that it has won the 2015 Ringier Technology Innovation Award (Food and Beverage Industry) at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in China. The company won the award for its new UVEO (Ultra-Violet Energy Optimization) technology.

“This is the fifth time we have won the award since 2010, which is great recognition of the quality and reliability of our UV technology for the food and beverage industries,” commented Wang Tao, Hanovia’s China General Manager.

The Ringier Awards, held annually in China since 2005, encourage innovation by acknowledging and rewarding those companies who have made prominent steps to produce innovative products and technologies in the food & beverage industry.

Hanovia’s UVEO system stood out from the competition due to its improved hydraulic design which offers significant performance and lifecycle cost improvements, allowing it to handle higher flows with a single UV lamp. The SwimLine UVEO, for leisure applications, has already been launched; while the PureLine UVEO, for industrial applications, is being launched in November.

“Hanovia is dedicated to continuous innovation,” added Mr Wang. “Since we entered the Chinese market in 2005 we have successively launched many innovative UV products, winning unanimous praise from industry experts. We are devoted to delivering the best UV solutions for industrial, life sciences and commercial markets in order to protect people and processes from harmful contaminants. We thrive by continually adapting our products to meet our customers’ growing regulatory and environmental needs through the application of validated UV science.”

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4th Generation Australian Winemaker uses Hanovia UV for Water Disinfection

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UV ensures bacterial count is kept to zero

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To disinfect water in the winemaking process, Brown Brothers winery in Victoria, Australia has installed a Hanovia ultraviolet (UV) disinfection system. The system was installed by Fluidquip Australia, Hanovia’s local partner.

One of Australia’s leading family-owned wine companies, Brown Brothers has been making wine in Victoria for over 120 years. Over this time it has established a reputation as one of Australia’s most innovative wine producers.

Being a fourth generation family winery, it’s seen many changes in the Australian wine industry, yet the cornerstone of its success remains as a varietal wine specialist and winemaking innovator.

With this mantra in mind, the company selected Hanovia UV disinfection to treat the water needed for its wine-making process. UV delivers the most secure and environmentally friendly water disinfection available, with the UV-treated water used for bottle washing, process water, QC, laboratory water and just about anything else where clean and bio-secure water is required throughout the winery.

In 2009 Brown Brothers updated its existing UV water disinfection system to the latest Hanovia AF3 UV system. “Our Hanovia UV system has worked perfectly since we installed it in 2009. We routinely get a zero (bacterial) count after the UV. It wasn’t always that way – our old UV system would often return counts for bacteria of 40, 80 or sometimes even 100 CFU (Colony Forming Units),” says Steve Dows from Brown Brothers.

The Hanovia UV disinfection system safeguards Brown Brothers’ water from the risk of water-borne micro-organisms such as bacteria, viruses, yeasts and moulds, as well as harmful protozoa such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia, which are chlorine-resistant. It does this with no effect on the water’s pH, colour or taste, ensuring there is no impact on the quality, flavour or aroma of the wine, which is important when you are producing gold medal winning wines.

“Chlorine is a no-no anywhere in the wine making process as it can affect the taste of the wine,” adds Steve.

Brown Brothers use a deep bore as its water supply and positions the Hanovia UV disinfection system after 0.04 micron filters. UV disinfection has the advantage of using no chemicals and it introduces no disinfection by-products into the process. It is effective against all known microbes.

After being awarded several gold medals in the Royal Melbourne Wine Show in 2012, it’s clear that Brown Brothers continue to lay claim as one of Australia’s most iconic winemaking success stories.

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Hanovia Awarded €3.9m for UV Development Project

Eco-UV project aims to bring new UV water disinfection technology to market

Funded by Horizon 2020, the EU’s biggest ever research and innovation programme, ECO-UV has as its central objective the “demonstration and characterisation of an innovative UV lamp and driving electronics technology for chemical-free water treatment and disinfection”.

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Led by UV industry leader Hanovia and partnered by three sector leading organisations: the premier research university Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany, DVGW, the German Gas and Waterworks Association’s Centre of Applied Research, and IVL, the Swedish Environmental Research Institute, the project brings together industry, academia and independent test and verification bodies.

The aim of Eco-UV is to develop ground-breaking UV technology for the treatment of industrial process water and other fluids with increased lamp life and greatly increased energy efficiency, providing a much lower carbon footprint and reduced environmental impact.

The project will prove the new UV lamp technology by demonstrating it in real applications, with full characterisation in terms of long-term stability, ageing effects and dose-response-relationship. The UV lamps will be integrated in Hanovia treatment systems and the performance of the whole UV system will be independently evaluated at DVGW and monitored for efficiency by IVL.

Testing protocols for different end-users applications will also be derived, which could act as the basis for a future standardised validation for industrial UV applications in the EU. A full Life Cycle evaluation of cost and environmental benefits in comparison to traditional UV technology will be assessed by IVL in order to ensure active uptake of the technology in the marketplace.

“This substantial award from the European Union represents a huge vote of confidence in the technical and economic ambition of Hanovia and our ability to deliver a new generation of highly efficient UV lamps,” comments Project Manager Jane Wallis of Hanovia. ”We are very excited to be part of this project, working with some of the world’s leading research, validation and environmental assessment organisations to bring to the market this new generation of UV disinfection technology and so help our clients around the world reduce their costs and carbon footprint.”
Eco-UV has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 641702.

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Malaysian Soft Drink Manufacturer uses Hanovia UV to Remove Bacteria from Process Water

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UV disinfection system installed after dechlorination unit

F&N Beverages Manufacturing Sdn Bhd in Malaysia has installed a Hanovia UV disinfection system at its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Inanam, Kota Kinabalu. The Hanovia UV system is installed after an activated carbon dechlorination unit and is used to eliminate bacteria from water used in the soft drinks manufacturing process.

F&N is Malaysia’s largest soft drinks manufacturer, producing many of the country’s most well-known brands, including 100PLUS, F&N Fruit Tea and F&N SEASONS. The company’s brand promise is ‘Pure Enjoyment, Pure Goodness’, so quality is uppermost in all its manufacturing processes.

UV technology is required for this application to fulfil local QA/QC (quality assurance/quality control) requirements. Hanovia was selected as the UV system supplier due to the company’s reputation in the beverage industry and the fact that its UV systems are optimised for process water applications such as those found in beverage manufacturing. Added benefits for the customer included low operating and maintenance costs.

The benefits of UV
Meeting the increasingly rigorous hygiene standards required in the beverage industries is a real challenge. If improvements need to be made to plant and equipment, they need to bring quick returns on the investment and measurable improvements in product quality.

For manufacturers seeking to improve the quality of the end product, UV is an economic, realistic option. It is an established method of disinfecting drinking water throughout the world, and is also widely used for high purity applications such as pharmaceutical processing and microchip manufacturing, where water of the highest quality is essential.

There are no microorganisms known to be resistant to UV – this includes pathogenic bacteria such as Listeria, Legionella and Cryptosporidium (and its spores, which are resistant to chlorination).

UV disinfection systems are also easy to install, with minimum disruption to the plant. They need very little maintenance, the only requirement being replacement of the UV lamps every 9 – 12 months, depending on use. This is a simple operation that takes only a few minutes and can be carried out by general maintenance staff.

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Hanovia’s PureLine PQ Offers an Economic Alternative for Dairy Pasteurisation

Hanovia’s PureLine PQ range of UV disinfection systems is designed specifically to provide validated and chemical-free treatment of process water used in the dairy, food and beverage industries. PureLine PQ provides a time- and cost-effective alternative to standard pasteurisation – it also meets the US Food and Drug Administration’s 2011 Pasteurized Milk Ordinance guidelines.

Hanovia’s PureLine PQ Offers an Economic Alternative for Dairy Pasteurisation

Hanovia’s PureLine PQ Offers an Economic Alternative for Dairy Pasteurisation

PureLine PQ uses either low pressure high output or medium pressure lamps to safely disinfect water passing through the system, exposing it to UV light and deactivating any microorganisms present. All systems feature an automatic wiper to automate optical path maintenance, further reducing operating expenses.

The Dairy Plus Co. Ltd. in Thailand has recently replaced its chlorine-based disinfection system with five PureLine PQ UV systems – four duty and one standby. Two units disinfect clean-in-place (CIP) water and two are used for treating dairy mixing water, with each system treating up to 130m3/hour of water. Dairy Plus decided to reduce high levels of chlorine dosage throughout the process because it was proving ineffective at removing all microorganisms, particularly in the rainy season. It was also producing an after-taste in the product.

“Since our UV systems were installed the customer is very satisfied and reports excellent disinfection results,” commented Ying Xu, Hanovia’s Asia-Pacific Sales Manager. “Dairy Plus is particularly impressed by the low maintenance costs, the high energy output of the systems and the fact that the frequency of CIP procedures has been dramatically reduced, meaning less down-time of the manufacturing process”.

Hanovia is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year! From its early days manufacturing UV lamps to treat skin conditions to today’s validated, performance qualified UV water treatment systems, the company has always been a technology leader and at the at the forefront of UV innovation.

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Hanovia showing Performance Qualified UV Disinfection at Asiawater 2014

British UV disinfection specialist Hanovia is introducing its new Performance Qualified (PQ) UV disinfection technology at Asiawater 2014 in Malaysia this March. The company’s PQ range will be shown by its local partner Repassa Engineering Sdn Bhd at Booths B210 & 212. Asiawater is Asia’s leading water and wastewater industry trade show.

Hanovia PureLine and PharmaLine PQ UV disinfection system

Hanovia PureLine and PharmaLine PQ UV disinfection system

Ms. Xu Ying, Hanovia’s Asia-Pacific Regional Manager has also been invited to give a keynote speech at the Asiawater Technology Symposium, which is held concurrently with the exhibition.

Designed specifically to provide performance-qualified UV disinfection of water in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and other high purity applications, Hanovia’s PQ system provides the ultimate process security with performance validation from an authoritative 3rd party. All PQ systems provide real-time UV monitoring (including self-compensation for varying water quality), validated UV dose calculations and simple-to-use smart controls. These all add up to maximum biosecurity for the production process and maximum peace of mind for the user.

“By working with our excellent local partner Repassa we’ve already achieved many successful installations across South East Asia, with great feedback from the customers,” commented Ms. Ying. “Meanwhile, supported by an increasingly regulated and safety-conscious market, we’ve also noticed a strong need for advanced UV technology from many requiring high purity processing water, including food, beverage and pharmaceutical.”

She added: “Asiawater is the perfect platform to introduce our state-of-the-art technology to the Asian market and help manufacturers improve productivity and have peace of mind at the same time.”

Founded in 1924, Hanovia is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. The company has always been a pioneer in UV technology for disinfection and chemical reduction applications. By working with the biggest names in food, beverage, electronics, pharmaceutical, aquaculture, pools and leisure, and many other industries, Hanovia offers the finest UV solutions to our customers.

For more information please contact:
Ying Xu
Hanovia Asia-Pacific Office
Tel: +86 (10) 6588 6200, Fax: +86 (10) 6588 8311
E-mail: Ying.Xu@hanovia.com / asiapacific@hanovia.com
Website: www.hanovia.com

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Using UV Disinfection to Ensure Bio-Security in the Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage Industries

Introduction
The pharmaceutical and food & beverage industries are unique in that their products are either consumed directly or are used in products that are actively consumed by people. In an increasingly regulated and safety-conscious market, these industries have to meet ever more stringent standards on water quality and bio-security.

It is vital to treat the water used in the manufacturing process to remove toxins, biohazards and any unwanted organic materials, while at the same time not incurring any residual taste, colour or reagents that could affect another part of the downstream process. In these industries the ‘raw’ potable water they source at the start of the process may not be completely free of bio-challenges, as needed for their individual processes, resulting in active growth of microorganisms to harmful levels.

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UV disinfection for processing

UV is ideal for these applications as it is both effective and chemical-free. It eliminates all known pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, yeasts and moulds (and their spores) and is low maintenance and environmentally friendly.

In this article Mark Aston, Hanovia’s Technical Manager, discusses the importance of UV in ensuring bio-security.

The importance of bio-security
Bio-security is very important to understand from both the supplier and customer perspective. It is a fine balancing act between providing an appropriately-sized treatment system on the one hand while ensuring viable cost of ownership on the other.

Where a UV system is required to target a specific bacteria, virus or other bio-hazard, the precise minimum dose needed to achieve the required reduction of that hazard must be well characterised and monitored in delivery. Three general types of system can be used for this task:

  • Very cost-effective systems monitored for a minimum lamp intensity that achieve a minimum delivered dose which is not defined
  • Cost-effective systems that have been referenced to known validations and therefore offer an assured bio-security, but without the absolute cost of a full validation
  • Costly systems that have been fully validated to monitor the precise dose delivered and the power of the system controlled to continually deliver that required dose

How UV disinfection works
UV is the part of the electromagnetic spectrum between visible light and X-rays. The specific portion of the UV spectrum between 185-400nm (known as UV-C) has a strong germicidal effect, with peak effectiveness at 265nm. At these wavelengths UV eliminates microorganisms by penetrating their cell membranes and damaging the DNA, making them unable to reproduce and effectively killing them.

A typical UV disinfection system for process water or liquid ingredient consists of a UV lamp housed in a protective quartz sleeve and mounted within a cylindrical stainless steel chamber. The liquid to be treated enters at one end and passes along the entire length of the chamber before exiting at the other end. Virtually any liquid can be effectively treated with UV, including raw mains water, filtered process water, viscous sugar syrups, beverages and effluent.

There are no microorganisms known to be resistant to UV; this includes pathogenic bacteria such as Listeria, Legionella and Cryptosporidium (and its spores, which are resistant to chlorination).

UV dose
The UV dose necessary for microbial deactivation varies from one species to another and is measured in millijoules per square centimetre (mJ/cm2). Values for specific microorganisms have been experimentally established and are used to determine the type and size of UV system required.

The dose received by an organism in a UV treatment system is dependent on four main factors:

1.    The energy output of the UV source
2.    The flow rate of the fluid through the treatment chamber
3.    The transmission value (ability to transmit UV light) of the fluid being treated
4.    The geometry of the treatment chamber

By optimising these criteria, a UV system can be tailored to effectively treat large or small flows, as well as viscous fluids or those containing dissolved solids and high levels of starch or sugar compounds.

UV technologies
There are two main types of UV technology based on the UV lamps used: low pressure and medium pressure. Low pressure lamps have a ‘monochromatic’ UV output (limited to a single wavelength at 254nm), whereas medium pressure lamps have a ‘polychromatic’ UV output (between 185-400nm).

As UV has no residual effect, the best position for a treatment system is immediately prior to the point of use. This ensures incoming microbiological contaminants are destroyed and there is a minimal chance of post-treatment contamination.

UV applications in the pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries
Direct contact water
Although municipal water supplies are normally free from harmful or pathogenic microorganisms, this should not be assumed. In addition, water from private sources such as natural springs or boreholes could also be contaminated. Any water used as an ingredient, or that comes in direct contact with the product, can therefore be a source of contamination. UV disinfects this water without chemicals or pasteurisation. It also allows the re-use of process water, saving money and improving productivity without risking the quality of the product.

CIP (Clean-in-Place) rinse water
It is essential that the CIP final rinse water used to flush out foreign matter and disinfecting solutions is microbiologically safe. Fully automated UV disinfection systems can be integrated with CIP rinse cycles to ensure final rinse water does not reintroduce microbiological contaminants.

Filter disinfection
Reverse osmosis (RO) and granular activated carbon (GAC) are often used to filter process water, but can be a breeding ground for bacteria. UV is an effective way of disinfecting both stored RO and GAC filtered water and has been used in the process industries for many years.

GAC filters are also often used to dechlorinate process water, removing the ‘off’ flavours often associated with chlorine disinfection, meaning the flavour of the final product remains untainted and free from unwanted flavours or odours. Placing UV systems ahead of GAC filters used for dechlorination improves the performance of the filters and results in longer carbon runs, so decreasing operating costs.

As the usual dose for removing free chlorine is 15 to 30 times higher than the normal disinfection dose, an important additional benefit of using UV dechlorination is a high level of UV disinfection, reduction in Total Organic Carbon (TOC) and improved overall water quality at point-of-use.

TOC reduction
Short UV wavelengths (below 200nm) are highly effective at breaking down organic molecules present in water, commonly known as Total Organic Carbon (TOC), especially low molecular weight contaminants. This works in two ways: the first method is by direct photolysis, when energy from the UV actually breaks down chemical bonds within the organics; the second method is by the photolysis of water molecules, splitting them to create charged OH- radicals, which also attack the organics.

Cooling media and chiller disinfection
Some meat and dairy products are subject to contamination after heat treatment or cooking. UV provides an excellent way to protect foods from contamination by contact-cooling fluids.

Sugar syrups
Sugar syrups can be a prime breeding ground for microorganisms. Although syrups with very high sugar content do not support microbial growth, any dormant spores may become active after the syrup has been diluted. Treating the syrup and dilution water with UV prior to use will ensure any dormant microorganisms are deactivated.

Liquid sweeteners
Sucrose-based sweeteners can be a prime breeding ground for microorganisms. UV systems are available specifically for treating these syrups.

De-aerated liquor
De-aerated liquor is added as part of a high gravity brewing process, often in the packaging operation. This liquor is added directly to the beer so needs to be kept free from contamination by gram negative bacteria, which can cause off-flavours and acidity.

Yeast preparation
The problems associated with yeast preparation in breweries are well recognised and include hazes, altered fermentation and surface membranes on packaged beer. A single cell of Sacchoromyces (var. Turbidans) in 16 million cells of pitching yeast will cause detectable hazes. UV destroys all known yeasts and their spores.

Waste water
Effluent from pharmaceutical, food and beverage facilities can be treated without the use of environmentally hazardous chemicals. This ensures all discharges meet with local environmental regulations. As already mentioned, because process water can be treated and re-used with UV, this also leads to a significant reduction in the amount of waste water produced.

Conclusion
Meeting the increasingly rigorous hygiene standards required in the production of pharmaceutical, food and beverage products is a real challenge. If improvements need to be made to plant and equipment, they need to bring quick returns on the investment and measurable improvements in product quality.

For manufacturers seeking to improve the quality of the end product and to ensure the bio-security of their process, UV is an economic, realistic option. It is already an established method of disinfecting drinking water throughout the world, and is already widely used for high purity applications where water of the highest quality is essential.

UV disinfection systems are easy to install, with minimum disruption to the plant. They need very little maintenance, the only requirement being replacement of the UV lamps every 9 – 12 months, depending on use. This is a simple operation that takes only a few minutes and can be carried out by general maintenance staff.

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Hanovia Showing its PureLine PQ UV System at Dubai Drink Technology Expo

Hanovia and its Dubai-based distributor Water Engineering Technologies FZC will be showing the PureLine PQ (Performance Qualified) UV disinfection system at this year’s Dubai Drink Technology Expo, held from 16-18 December.  They’ll be in Hall 4, Booth 401.

Hanovia Showing its PureLine PQ UV System at  Dubai Drink Technology Expo

Hanovia Showing its PureLine PQ UV System at Dubai Drink Technology Expo

Ensuring biosecurity of water systems, the PureLine PQ is designed to exacting industry standards using the latest design techniques to maximise performance. Its disinfection performance has been independently tested and validated by Carollo Engineers in the USA to the USEPA protocol following the UV Disinfection Guidance Manual (UVDGM) guidelines.

Product selection is simple with the PureLine range: all that’s needed to choose the correct model is the application and the required flow – the appropriate model is then simply selected from the appropriate datasheet. Hanovia will have already specified the necessary dose, chamber geometry, lamp type, surface finish, seal materials and connections that are typically required by that application. Special designs can also be supplied for users who have unusual requirements.

Come along, meet the team and learn how the revolutionary, optimised, absolute intensity UV monitor allows the PureLine PQ’s controller to automatically correct the dose calculation as UV transmittance varies – without the need for an external UV transmittance monitor.

UAE contact:
Joy Vazhappilly (Sales & Marketing Director)
Water Engineering Technologies FZC
P O Box: 9323, SAIF Zone, Q3-210, Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 6 557 8230, Fax: +971 6 557 8231
Email: sales@wet-fzc.com
Website: www.wet-fzc.com

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